Livestock Handling and Transport

Livestock Handling and Transport

by Temple Grandin
     
 

Edited by world-renowned animal scientist Dr. Temple Grandin, this practical book integrates scientific research and industry literature on cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, goats, deer, and horses, in both the developed and developing world, to provide a practical guide to humane handling and minimizing animal stress. Reviewing the latest research on transport systems,… See more details below

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Edited by world-renowned animal scientist Dr. Temple Grandin, this practical book integrates scientific research and industry literature on cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, goats, deer, and horses, in both the developed and developing world, to provide a practical guide to humane handling and minimizing animal stress. Reviewing the latest research on transport systems, restraint methods and facilities for farms and slaughterhouses, this fully updated fourth edition of Livestock Handling and Transport includes new coverage of animal handling in South America, and reviews extensive new research on pig transportation in North America.

Editorial Reviews

American Veterinary Medical Association
“This book is a must for very library of veterinary medicine, animal science and animal behavior.”
Animal Transportation Association
“For anyone involved in the animal transportation industry this is an essential reference work.”
From the Publisher
"Insufficient scientific information on livestock handling and transport not only cause significant social and moral conflicts, but also great economic losses whereas the scientifically based knowledge presented in this book may contribute to its decrease. Hopefully this reviewed book will be read, studied and used to fulladvantage."

"Anyone involved in livestock production can consider owning a copy of this book as an investment."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780643212
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
08/28/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.30(d)

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